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Real Name: Doctor (first name unrevealed) Smythe

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Doctor in a research team

Group Membership: His research team

Affiliations: Doctor Hopper, Ka-Zar, Zabu; his research team


Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: The Savage Land

First Appearance: Avengers I#256 (June, 1985)

Powers/Abilities: Doctor Smythe was a skilled scientist, but possessed no superhuman powers.

History:  (Avengers I#256) - Doctor Smythe was sent with a research team to the Savage Land to investigate it. While there, he was befriended by Ka-Zar and Zabu, who helped them with their research until they came face-to-face with Terminus (actually Jorro in disguise).

 (Avengers I#257 (fb)) - Upon seeing the research team, Jorro blasted them, killing them all except Ka-Zar and Zabu.

Comments: Created by Roger Stern, John Buscema, and Tom Palmer.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Doctor Hopper has no known connections to

Doctor Smythe has no known connections to

  • Smythe, Alistaire Alphonso, former employee of the Kingpin, crippled by Spider-Slayer explosion, incorporated technology into body, @ Amazing Spider-Man Annual#19
  • Smythe, Jane, mutant able to transform into super-strong green man named Dick, slain by Asher, Fagin, and Malon, @ The Brotherhood#8
  • Smythe, Orville, duped Luke Cage into theft, defeated by him, @ Power Man#17
  • Smythe, Spencer, created Spider-Slayers, eventually died from radiation exposure, @ Amazing Spider-Man I#25
  • any other "Doctor" or "Smythe" characters

Doctor Hopper

Doctor Hopper was one of the research scientists sent with Doctor Smythe to the Savage Land. She was killed by Jorro when the research team was discovered by him.

--Avengers I#256 (#257d (fb),

Avengers I#256, p21, pan1 (Doctor Smythe, headshot)
 p21, pan2 (Doctor Smythe, fullbody)
 p21, pan4 (Doctor Hopper)

Other Appearances:
Avengers I#256 (June, 1985) - Roger Stern (writer), John Buscema (penciller), Tom Palmer (inker)
Avengers I#257 (July, 1985) - Roger Stern (writer), John Buscema (breakdowns), Tom Palmer (finisher)

Last updated: 01/29/06

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